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As a 2019 Best for Vets Colleges by Military Times, ASU is proud to deliver quality online degree programs to active and veteran service men and women and their families around the world. With more than 1,326 service men and women actively studying at ASU Online, we are committed to your success long after graduation day. Review the following information about military benefits and services, then complete the standards application for the undergraduate or graduate degree of your choice.

Pat Tillman Veterans Center at ASU Tempe Campus

Tuition assistance

Tuition Assistance is a Department of Defense program. The program is not administered or monitored by the VA. Questions regarding Tuition Assistance, and information on obtaining application forms, should be directed to the military student's unit Education Service Officer. Learn about the Third Party Sponsor Billing Fee.

Once the appropriate forms are filled out, you will receive a contract for the semester’s Tuition Assistance. Please send the contract to ASU’s Student Business Office:

GI Bill® benefits

New students who have not used VA GI Bill® benefits at any institution of higher education in the past may apply for benefits. Please complete the appropriate VA application and submit along with the required supporting documentation directly to VA using VONAPP at You may also complete and submit the appropriate VA application and supporting documents by mail to:

Department of Veterans Affairs
PO Box 8888
Muskogee, OK 74402-8888

Chapter 30, 33, 1606 & 1607: Form 22-1990
Chapter 35: Form 22-5490
Chapter 31: The Department of Veteran Affairs, Vocational Rehabilitation Office, determines eligibility. Apply for evaluation using form 22-1990.

Once the VA processes the forms, you will receive a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) from the VA office. Submit the Certificate of Eligibility via email using In addition to this, the following forms need to be submitted:

The Pat Tillman Veterans Center HONOR badge

Transfer students

For students who are transferring to ASU from another college or university where they have already used VA educational benefits, please fax your Certificate of Eligibility with the following forms to the Certifying office: 480-965-8198. (If you do not have your COE on hand, please call the VA regional office and request a new one: 1-800-827-1000.)


GI Bill® Transferability: Learn more about transferring your spouses or dependent's Post-9/11 GI Bill® education benefits at Post-9/11 GI Bill® education benefits.

Transferring benefits is a two-step process. The transferer applies with Department of Defense to transfer the benefits; when that is approved, the transferee applies with VA for his/her transferred benefits using the VONAPP process. Once the VA processes the forms, you will receive a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) from the VA office. Fax the Certificate of Eligibility with the following forms to the Certifying office: 480-965-8198.

Army veterans standing at the ASU Veterans Honor Stole Ceremony

Online application

Military students are required to fill out the online application form, pay the nonrefundable application fee and submit their official transcripts to ASU Online. For more information on the admission standards and application process, please select the one of the following student types:

Freshman | Transfer | International

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